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 World Breastfeeding Week

August 1-7, 2005

World Breastfeeding Week, observed the first week of August every year, aims to spread information globally about the importance of breastfeeding for maternal and child health.

Press Release

A Message From PAHO's Director

Additional Information


Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization
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